sustainability

Nat Geo, United Technologies launch ‘Urban Expeditions’…

Every day, 180,000 people move to urban areas. Urbanization is creating an urgent need for sustainable actions and solutions. At this critical time, National Geographic and United Technologies Corp. are…

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Global Landscape Forum 2015: ensuring a sustainable land use of…

At the heart of global warming issues, the question of soil and agriculture implicitly refers to the challenge of feeding 9 billion people by 2050, without endangering the planet. How can we adapt our…

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World Environment Day 2015 to promote sustainable lifestyles

Every year, the United Nations Environment Program honors World Environment Day on June 5 to raise awareness about environmental issues and call for action. The UN Environment Program just announced the…

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5 major threats to biodiversity, and how we can help curb them

The fewer animals we have, the fewer humans we will have. That’s why biodiversity is important. The wide variety of species on Earth, whether they’re plants, animals or microscopic organisms,…

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The European Environment Agency calls on governments to strongly…

In a new report, the European Environment Agency (EEA) has published a comprehensive picture of Europe’s environment. The climate policies of 39 European countries have been analysed by EEA, to help…

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50 of the World’s Largest Cities Ranked by People, Planet, Profit

Global design and consultancy firm Arcadis released its Sustainable Cities Index this week, ranking 50 of the world’s largest cities in terms of their effectiveness at juggling the demands of ‘people,…

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UN Geneva Talks End With Draft Text For Climate Deal, Negotiations…

U.N. negotiations in Geneva on Friday produced an early draft negotiating some of the terms for the climate summit in Paris, next December. The 86-page document builds further on negotiations that began…

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Germany leads record wind power growth in Europe

Record amount of wind power capacity installed across EU in 2014, more than new gas and coal capacity combined, reports BusinessGreen

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Does Sustainability need to be at every level ?

The Economist Intelligence Unit published a report about best practices within which businesses are incorporating responsibilities into their operations. The second in a series of reports commissioned…

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Scientists: Human activity has pushed Earth beyond four of nine…

At the rate things are going, the Earth in the coming decades could cease to be a “safe operating space” for human beings. That is the conclusion of a new paper published Thursday in the journal Science…

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